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Guide to Hart's Stereographs of the Central Pacific Railroad
PC-RM-Stereos: Box 4  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stereographs of the Central Pacific Railroad,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1864-1867
    Collection number: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 4
    Creator: Hart, Alfred A.
    Extent: 53 photographic prints (mounted), 8 x 17 cm.
    Repository: California Historical Society, North Baker Library
    San Francisco, California 94105-4014
    Abstract: Stereographs of the Central Pacific Railroad taken by Alfred A. Hart.
    Physical location: Please consult repository.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    Stereographs of the Central Pacific Railroad, PC-RM-Stereos: Box 4, California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, Photography Collection.

    Acquisition Information

    Consult repository.

    Scope and Contents Note

    Views of the construction and surrounding landscape of the Central Pacific Railroad in northern California and Nevada. Includes a downtown San Francisco view, a photo of the interior hallway of E.B. Crocker's Sacramento residence, and a group portrait of Piute (i.e., Paiute) Indians.
    Organized by series, based on geographic location printed on mount (California; Nevada; no designation).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Crocker, Edward B.--Homes and haunts--Photographs.
    Central Pacific Railroad Company--Pictorial works.
    Railroads--Design and construction--Photographs.
    Railroads--California, Northern--Photographs.
    Railroads--California, Northern--Photographs.
    Paiute Indians--Pictorial works.
    San Francisco (Calif.)--Pictorial works.